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Bedford County Economic Development

Office of Economic Development


Why choose Bedford County, Virginia

Bedford County is one of the fastest growing areas in Virginia as it is in a prime location within a day’s drive of all major mid-Atlantic markets. The Bedford community is decidedly pro-active, resulting in a healthy, diverse economy.

We check all the boxes to be the prime location for your business:

  • low cost of doing business
  • close proximity to colleges and universities
  • skilled workforce
  • outdoor amenities
  • low cost of living
  • low taxes
  • available land
  • incentives
  • supportive Economic Development Authority, and local government

Watch these testimonials from Simplimatic Automation, Blue Ridge Optics, and InfraShield/ICISI and why they chose to locate here and continue to thrive in Bedford County. Then give us a call at 540-587-5670 or email Traci Blido for more information on how we can help bring your business to Bedford County.

Simplimatic Automation


Blue Ridge Optics


InfraShield & ICISI